Neighborhood Clean Up 2005
Date: Sat. May 7th 2005
Time: 8:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M.
Place for Roll-offs: 48 / 49th & M Street,
north side of Hawthorn Elementary
Check back, more to come!
Frequently asked questions:
CAN WE BEAT LAST YEAR?
Last year we collected 7 tons of trash. We recycled
3 tons of metal and 22 tires. Lets beat that! New this
year we will have one roll-off reserved for brush. Brush
coupons will be available for loads that don't fit in
We walked Stuhr Park, Hawthorne school and 3 miles
of streets collecting trash and cleaning utility poles
of signs. There are 11 miles of streets in the Witherbee
neighborhood. Can we get them all this year?
cleanup is for private individuals of the Witherbee
Neighborhood only. We will not accept items from businesses.
Recycle: Things you can do
all year, get informed look in the Alltel Phone
Book Community Pages 42-44 and see what you can put
in your regular trash throughout the year. Call your
waste hauler if in doubt. Where to take used oil, computers,
appliances, brush, paint ... A lot of items that can
be recycled or disposed of before Neighborhood Clean
Ups. Follow these links:
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will be needed for:
Bring gloves, the whole family,
friends and neighbors
to document what we are doing, take
pictures, take notes, write a story for the newsletter
and the health department
volunteers with pickup trucks or
and trailers to help haul items for those that are
unable to do so.
Elderly, disabled, handicapped or just don't have
a way to get items to the collection site..(You
will need to contact us in advance. First come first
served We will be limited on time.)
to help at the collection site,
direct what goes where, help unload, organize
to help clean litter around the
neighborhood from public areas
removing illegally posted signs
from utility and light poles
Donate: coffee, orange juice,
rolls, doughnuts etc. for breakfast meeting of volunteers
prior to starting cleanup.
To Volunteer contact Rick Bagby at 488-8567
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What can I do with brush
We will have one roll off designated for brush
this year and we have coupons for free
disposal of brush from residential lots. This is for
brush and branches only. NO commercial use. NO trash,
leave or yard waste or other items will be permitted
to be mixed in with these loads. The coupons can be
used all summer. To request a coupon please e-mail us
or call Fred at 402-430-6658. We need name, phone number
and address the coupon will be used for.
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we accept or not accept
What we will not take:
but will be able to supply you with information how
to dispose of
- Hazardous waste or liquids of any type to include
paint and chemicals, fluorescent bulbs, ballast
- These Items That Should Be Taken To A Household
Hazardous Waste Collection Click
here for dates (pdf):
Upholstery Cleaner, Degreasers, Paint Thinner/Turpentine,
Lighter Fluid, Car Wax, Pesticides, Wood Preservatives,
Swimming Pool Chemicals, PCB's Carburetor Cleaner,
Bug Sprays, Moth Balls, Oil Based Paint, Furniture,
and Metal Polish.
The next Household Hazardous Waste Collections are
April 16 and May 21, 2005
- used oil,
- lawn waste, grass, leaves
- regular household trash,
What we will take for FREE:
- junk, rubble, bricks, old furniture, lumber
- appliances: stove, washer, dryer etc. (see below
ones with freon)
- broken fences, windows, screens, picnic tables,
- old swing sets, cloth line poles, carpet,
- rail road ties (we need to count how many per roll
- car batteries (click
here for place to take others)
If it's not on the list please e-mail or call us.
What we will take for a charge: (this list may
change without notice)
- appliances with Freon: $10.00 per unit.
freezer, dehumidifier, refrigerator, air conditioner.
car and pickup $ 3.00
large truck tires $ 6.50
farm tractor tires $ 11.50
monitor $ 10.00, CPU $ 5.00, rest free